The Struggle is Real: New York City Apartment Hunting

January 3, 2017 3
I watched intently as my boyfriend raised the pick-ax above his head and slammed it back down on my bulky couch. When I battled that same narrow doorway I knew two and half years…

In A New York Minute

May 26, 2016 2
It was a rainy Saturday night. I was in my favorite red dress and shredded denim jacket, which after 13 years has become somewhat of a staple of my existence. I sipped a cold…

Learnin’ To Write Again: Overcoming Writer’s Block

November 17, 2015 0
I have so desperately wanted to write. But life is indeed like a box of chocolates. Although, personally, I’ve always been partial to the road metaphors. So let me begin. Sometimes, life takes you…

New York Normal: Surviving Your First New York City Winter

March 30, 2015 0
A New York City winter is like a cold that lasts 6 months. In November and December, you feel the illness seeping into your bones. It’s unpleasant, but not unbearable; however, you know it’s…

The Truth’s About the New York City Subway

February 19, 2015 0
New to New York or just here for a visit? Allow me to share the truths I’ve learned over the past 8 months about the New York City Subway. Please Note: This was written…

Becoming A New Yorker

December 5, 2014 1
I’ve become one those people. Or, I’m on my way to becoming them. The Plot: I was sitting on my sofa at 12:30 AM, Thanksgiving Night. (Technically it’s Black Friday, but everybody knows it’s…